DC Animation

by christiangarciacolon | created - 25 Dec 2011 | updated - 20 Mar 2019 | Public

This is a list of all the animated movies based on DC comic books

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1. Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

Batman is wrongly implicated in a series of murders of mob bosses actually done by a new vigilante assassin.

Directors: Eric Radomski, Bruce Timm, Kevin Altieri, Boyd Kirkland, Frank Paur, Dan Riba | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Stacy Keach

Votes: 40,547 | Gross: $5.62M

Set in the DC animated universe. Related to Batman: The Animated Series. Theatrical release.

2. Batman & Mr. Freeze: SubZero (1998 Video)

Unrated | 70 min | Animation, Action, Crime

When Mr. Freeze, desperate to save his dying wife, kidnaps Barbara Gordon (Batgirl) as an involuntary organ donor, Batman and Robin must find her before the operation can begin.

Director: Boyd Kirkland | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Michael Ansara, Loren Lester, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Votes: 12,670

Set in the DC animated universe. Related to Batman: The Animated Series.

3. Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker (2000 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

The Joker is back with a vengeance, and Gotham's newest Dark Knight needs answers as he stands alone to face Gotham's most infamous Clown Prince of Crime.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Will Friedle, Mark Hamill, Kevin Conroy, Angie Harmon

Votes: 22,173

Set in the DC animated universe. Related to the Batman Beyond TV series.

4. Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman (2003 Video)

PG | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

The Dark Knight must contend with a mysterious female vigilante who emulates him, but to a more ruthless degree.

Directors: Curt Geda, Jennifer Graves, Tim Maltby | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Kimberly Brooks, Kelly Ripa, Elisa Gabrielli

Votes: 10,436

Set in the DC animated universe. Related to The New Batman Adventures TV series.

5. The Batman vs. Dracula (2005 Video)

Unrated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Horror

Batman faces off against the original creature of the night, Count Dracula, who has been unintentionally resurrected by the Penguin.

Directors: Michael Goguen, Seung Eun Kim, Sam Liu, Brandon Vietti | Stars: Rino Romano, Peter Stormare, Tara Strong, Tom Kenny

Votes: 7,961

Set in the universe of The Batman TV series. Released first on television.

6. Superman: Brainiac Attacks (2006 Video)

Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

Embittered by Superman's heroic successes and soaring popularity, Lex Luthor forms a dangerous alliance with the powerful computer/villain Brainiac. Using advanced weaponry and a special strain of Kryptonite harvested from the far reaches of outer space, Luthor specifically redesigns Brainiac to defeat the Man of Steel.

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Tim Daly, Powers Boothe, Dana Delany, Lance Henriksen

Votes: 3,682

Somewhat related to Superman: The Animated Series

7. Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo (2006 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

After a battle with a high-tech villain named, Saiko-Tek, the Teen Titans travel to the city of Tokyo where they find themselves embroiled in a conflict with an ancient enemy.

Directors: Michael Chang, Ben Jones, Matt Youngberg | Stars: Greg Cipes, Scott Menville, Khary Payton, Tara Strong

Votes: 4,028

Set in the universe of the Teen Titans TV series. Released first on television.

8. Superman/Doomsday (2007 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When LexCorps accidentally unleash a murderous creature, Doomsday, Superman meets his greatest challenge as a champion. Based on the "The Death of Superman" storyline that appeared in DC Comics' publications in the 1990s.

Directors: Lauren Montgomery, Bruce Timm, Brandon Vietti | Stars: Adam Baldwin, Anne Heche, James Marsters, John DiMaggio

Votes: 19,351

9. Justice League: The New Frontier (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In the 1950s, a new generation of superheroes must join forces with the community's active veterans and a hostile US government to fight a menace to Earth.

Director: Dave Bullock | Stars: David Boreanaz, Miguel Ferrer, Neil Patrick Harris, John Heard

Votes: 17,261

10. Batman: Gotham Knight (2008 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

A collection of key events mark Bruce Wayne's life, as he journeys from beginner to Dark Knight.

Directors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Futoshi Higashide, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Hiroshi Morioka, Jong-Sik Nam, Shôjirô Nishimi, Yûichirô Hayashi | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Jason Marsden, Scott Menville, George Newbern

Votes: 25,190

Collection of six shorts. Related to Batman Begins and The Dark Knight films

11. Wonder Woman (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A modern man's trespass of the island of the Amazons enables an imprisoned war god to escape and Princess Diana wins the responsibility to recapture him.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Rosario Dawson

Votes: 15,320

12. Tales of the Black Freighter (2009 Video)

R | 26 min | Animation, Short, Action

A mariner survives an attack from the dreaded pirates of the Black Freighter, but his struggle to return home to warn it has a horrific cost.

Directors: Daniel DelPurgatorio, Mike Smith | Stars: Gerard Butler, Cam Clarke, Siobhan Flynn, Jared Harris

Votes: 5,837

Related to Watchmen film, an animated adaptation of the comic Tales of the Black Freighter within the story

13. Green Lantern: First Flight (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 77 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Test pilot Hal Jordan finds himself recruited as the newest member of the intergalactic police force, The Green Lantern Corps.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Victor Garber, Tricia Helfer, Michael Madsen

Votes: 14,075

14. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009 Video)

PG-13 | 67 min | Animation, Action, Drama

When Lex Luthor gets elected US President, he uses the threat of an oncoming kryptonite meteor striking Earth as a rationale to frame Superman.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Clancy Brown, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Xander Berkeley

Votes: 20,317

15. Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Family

A good version of Lex Luthor from a parallel Earth comes to the Justice League's dimension for help to fight their evil counterparts.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: William Baldwin, Mark Harmon, Chris Noth, Gina Torres

Votes: 22,951

16. Batman: Under the Red Hood (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Crime

There's a mystery afoot in Gotham City, and Batman must go toe-to-toe with a mysterious vigilante, who goes by the name of Red Hood. Subsequently, old wounds reopen and old, once buried memories come into the light.

Director: Brandon Vietti | Stars: Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, John DiMaggio, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 51,538

17. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman discovers a mysterious teen-aged girl with super-human powers and a connection to Superman. When the girl comes to the attention of Darkseid, the evil overlord of Apokolips, events take a decidedly dangerous turn.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Andre Braugher, Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg

Votes: 23,173

18. DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 63 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

An anthology of DC Showcase stories consisting of a new Superman/Shazam feature and extended versions of older shorts.

Director: Joaquim Dos Santos | Stars: Zach Callison, James Garner, Josh Keaton, Danica McKellar

Votes: 3,138

19. All-Star Superman (2011 Video)

PG | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

After being poisoned by sun radiation, a dying Superman decides to fulfill his lifelong dreams while Lex Luthor has his own agenda.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: James Denton, Christina Hendricks, Anthony LaPaglia, Edward Asner

Votes: 13,105

20. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights (2011 Video)

PG | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

As the home planet of the Green Lantern Corps faces a battle with an ancient enemy, Hal Jordan prepares new recruit Arisia for the coming conflict by relating stories of the first Green Lantern and several of Hal's comrades.

Directors: Christopher Berkeley, Lauren Montgomery, Jay Oliva | Stars: Nathan Fillion, Jason Isaacs, Elisabeth Moss, Henry Rollins

Votes: 11,721

21. Batman: Year One (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 64 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

A wealthy playboy and a Chicago cop both return to Gotham City where their lives will intersect in unexpected ways.

Directors: Sam Liu, Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku, Jon Polito

Votes: 29,293

22. Justice League: Doom (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

Vandal Savage steals confidential files Batman has compiled on the members of the Justice League, and learns all their weaknesses.

Director: Lauren Montgomery | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Tim Daly, Susan Eisenberg, Nathan Fillion

Votes: 29,005

23. Superman vs. The Elite (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

The Man of Steel finds himself outshone by a new team of ruthless superheroes who hold his idealism in contempt.

Director: Michael Chang | Stars: George Newbern, Pauley Perrette, Robin Atkin Downes, Dee Bradley Baker

Votes: 11,812

24. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1 (2012 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman has not been seen for ten years. A new breed of criminal ravages Gotham City, forcing 55-year-old Bruce Wayne back into the cape and cowl. But, does he still have what it takes to fight crime in a new era?

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, David Selby, Wade Williams

Votes: 49,671

25. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Batman has returned after a 10-year absence. The Gotham authorities want to arrest him. An old foe wants a reunion. The Feds want the Man of Tomorrow to put a stop to him.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Peter Weller, Ariel Winter, Michael Emerson, David Selby

Votes: 43,043

26. Superman: Unbound (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Superman and Supergirl take on the cybernetic Brainiac, who boasts that he possesses "the knowledge and strength of 10,000 worlds."

Director: James Tucker | Stars: Matt Bomer, Stana Katic, John Noble, Molly C. Quinn

Votes: 10,747

27. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013 Video)

PG-13 | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Flash finds himself in a war torn alternate timeline and teams up with alternate versions of his fellow heroes to return home and restore the timeline.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Justin Chambers, C. Thomas Howell, Michael B. Jordan, Kevin McKidd

Votes: 40,106

28. JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time (2014 Video)

TV-Y7 | 52 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

Lex Luthor is frozen during a battle with the Justice League. He thaws out in the 31st century, discovers Time Trapper and prevents Superman's arrival to Earth as a baby. Future teen heroes Karate Kid and Dawnstar must stop him.

Director: Giancarlo Volpe | Stars: Diedrich Bader, Laura Bailey, Dante Basco, Corey Burton

Votes: 3,417

29. Justice League: War (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 79 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The world's finest heroes found the Justice League in order to stop an alien invasion of Earth.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Sean Astin, Zach Callison, Christopher Gorham, Justin Kirk

Votes: 28,078

30. Son of Batman (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman learns he has a violent, unruly pre-teen son, secretly raised by the terrorist group the League of Assassins.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan, Thomas Gibson, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 21,990

31. Batman: Assault on Arkham (2014 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman works desperately to find a bomb planted by the Joker while Amanda Waller hires her newly formed Suicide Squad to break into Arkham Asylum to recover vital information stolen by the Riddler.

Directors: Jay Oliva, Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Neal McDonough, Hynden Walch, Matthew Gray Gubler

Votes: 29,375

Set in the universe of the Batman: Arkham video game franchise.

32. Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

When Atlantian troops assault Metropolis as revenge for the death of their king, the Queen seeks help from the Justice League to find her son who has gone missing during the madness.

Director: Ethan Spaulding | Stars: Sean Astin, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Christopher Gorham

Votes: 18,210

33. Batman vs. Robin (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 80 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

While Damian Wayne struggles to cope with Batman's no-killing rule, he soon starts to believe that his destiny lies within a secret society known as, The Court of Owls.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Stuart Allan, Troy Baker, Kevin Conroy, Trevor Devall

Votes: 17,853

34. Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts (2015 Video)

Not Rated | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman, with the help of the Flash, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Red Robin, has to try and get to the bottom of the mysterious robotic animals attacking Gotham.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Friedle, Charlie Schlatter

Votes: 2,705

35. Justice League: Gods and Monsters (2015 Video)

PG-13 | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In an alternate universe, very different versions of DC's Trinity (Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman), who operate outside of the law, are framed for murders of prominent scientist and the government decides to take them out.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Benjamin Bratt, Michael C. Hall, Tamara Taylor, Paget Brewster

Votes: 12,478

36. Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem (2015 Video)

PG | 81 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The Joker is aided in his Halloween quest to render modern technology useless and take over Gotham City by Solomon Grundy, Silver Banshee, Clayface and Scarecrow.

Director: Butch Lukic | Stars: Troy Baker, Eric Bauza, Steve Blum, Janell Cox

Votes: 2,409

37. Batman: Bad Blood (2016 Video)

PG-13 | 72 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Bruce Wayne is missing. Alfred covers for him while Nightwing and Robin patrol Gotham City in his stead. And a new player, Batwoman, investigates Batman's disappearance.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Jason O'Mara, Yvonne Strahovski, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher

Votes: 18,320

38. DC Super Hero Girls: Super Hero High (2016 TV Short)

TV-PG | 44 min | Animation, Short, Action

When Supergirl first joins Superhero High she learns to become better hero and find new friends.

Director: Jennifer Coyle | Stars: Yvette Nicole Brown, Dean Cain, Greg Cipes, John DiMaggio

Votes: 136

Set in the DC Super Hero Girls animated shorts universe. Released first on television.

39. Justice League vs. Teen Titans (2016 Video)

PG-13 | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Robin is sent to work with the Teen Titans after his volatile behavior botches up a Justice League mission. The Titans must then step up to face Trigon after he possesses the League and threatens to conquer the world.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Christopher Gorham, Shemar Moore, Jerry O'Connell

Votes: 16,506

40. Batman: The Killing Joke (2016)

R | 76 min | Animation, Action, Crime

As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong, Ray Wise

Votes: 46,143 | Gross: $3.78M

41. DC Super Hero Girls: Hero of the Year (2016 Video)

Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

It's time for the annual Hero of the Year ceremony and the students of Super Hero High compete for the top prize. But the festivities take a turn when Dark Opal targets the heroes and ... See full summary »

Director: Cecilia Aranovich | Stars: Yvette Nicole Brown, Dean Cain, Greg Cipes, Jessica DiCicco

Votes: 546

Set in the DC Super Hero Girls animated shorts universe.

42. Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (2016 Video)

Not Rated | 72 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

The Dark Knight is back doing what he does best - protecting the citizens of Gotham City - in the third installment of the Batman Unlimited series, Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants. When... See full summary »

Director: Curt Geda | Stars: Roger Craig Smith, Oded Fehr, Lucien Dodge, Dana Snyder

Votes: 1,308

43. Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016)

PG | 78 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Batman and Robin of the 1960s live action series are back in action to take down their fiendish foes united once more against them.

Director: Rick Morales | Stars: Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar, Jeff Bergman

Votes: 4,361

First animated film set in the universe of the 1960s Batman TV series. Limited theatrical release.

44. Justice League Dark (2017 Video)

R | 75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Beings with supernatural powers join together to fight against supernatural villains. This team of supernatural beings include John Constantine, Zatanna and Jason Blood also known as the demon Etrigan.

Director: Jay Oliva | Stars: Rosario Dawson, Jeremy Davies, Jerry O'Connell, Camilla Luddington

Votes: 18,767

45. Teen Titans: The Judas Contract (2017 Video)

PG-13 | 84 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Led by Starfire, the Teen Titans - Beast Boy, Raven, Blue Beetle, Robin and the just-returned Nightwing - have built a cohesive team in their never-ending battle against evil but their ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Liu | Stars: Stuart Allan, Jake T. Austin, Taissa Farmiga, Sean Maher

Votes: 10,883

46. DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games (2017 Video)

Not Rated | 77 min | Animation, Action, Adventure